Bride and Groom, the two separate candles symbolize your separate lives, separate families and separate sets of friends, in other words, your lives before today. Lighting the center candle represents that your two lives are now being joined together as one. Please pick up the lighted candles and together light the center candle.
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Redefining the wedding ceremony by rethinking traditions.